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Jean PROUVE (1901 -1984) Chair...

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Jean PROUVE (1901 -1984) Chair model Metropole 306 called "Standard" - Circa 1953 Legs in folded steel sheet and black lacquered, seat and back covered with red skai Carries a CNSS inventory number n°4894; Height: 79 Width: 43 Depth: 48 cm (wear, missing, rust). Wear, SMALL LOSS ON THE SKAI BACK, LACK OF LAKE ON THE LEGS Provenance: - Headquarters of the Caisse nationale de Sécurité sociale, Paris - Recovered on a sidewalk in Montrichard (41400) around 1990 by the parents of the current owner Bibliography : - "Jean Prouvé," Éditions Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris, 2007. Similar copy reproduced on pp. 235 and 267 - P. Sulzer, "Jean Prouvé, oeuvre complète, Vol. 3", Editions Birkauser, Basel, 2005. Variant of the model reproduced on p. 212 Black lacquered steel base and red leatherette model Metropole 306 "standard" chair by Jean Prouvé. Circa 1953. 31.10 x 16.93 x 18.90 x in.

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